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Managing Local Political Risk: Parking the Tata Nano (A, B, C)

Authors: Jha, Saumitra; Schifrin, Debra
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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In 2006, Indian car maker Tata Motors was embarking on a new venture--building the world’s cheapest car, the $2,000 Nano. Tata Motors would be making a fixed investment of over $300 million in a manufacturing plant to build the four-door, rear engine car, and the company was weighing its options about where in India to locate the facility...

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Urbanizing China

Authors: Iyer, Lakshmi; Donovan, G. A.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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China's rapid urbanization, and the accompanying conversion of agricultural land to non-agricultural uses, raised a number of economic, social, and political concerns. How would the challenges of urbanization affect the business environment for private firms? The success and viability of China's overall growth strategy depended crucially on managing a successful urban transition.

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Intuit Inc.: Project AgriNova

Authors: Eisenmann, Thomas R.; Bijlani, Tanya
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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In late 2008, a team from Intuit's office in Bangalore, India is evaluating an opportunity to launch a new venture that would use SMS to deliver crop price information to farmers in India. The question is, what should they do next?

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TED Talks: Video Collection

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Product Type: Reading Collections
Source: TED
Publication Year: 2013

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This video collection of TED Talks highlights social, environmental and ethical issues related to business and can be used as an introduction to this varied video library on fascinating ideas by remarkable people.

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Designing a Culture of Collaboration at Lake Nona Medical City

Authors: Edmondson, Amy C.; Ribot, Sydney; Zuzul, Tiona
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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Describes Lake Nona, a 7,000-acre residential and research cluster in central Florida, and its process and innovation culture, and Lake Nona Institute, the organization behind the planning and governance of this new eco-friendly community. When the Institute's president is asked to decide who the next tenant in Medical City should be, he considers what kind of process would allow them to best grow going forward...

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Capitec Bank: Leveraging Banking Innovations to Attract Wealthier Customers

Authors: Barnard, Helena; Ansell, Gwen
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business; Gordon Institute of Business Science
Publication Year: 2012

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Capitec Bank was a new bank established at the end of apartheid to offer banking services and loans to the large numbers of low-income potential customers newly opened to economic progress and aspiration by the end of the discriminatory system. The case will be useful for postgraduate MBA courses and short courses focused on a key challenge of doing business at the so-called “base of the pyramid”: how successfully can an enterprise in a changing competitive climate both continue to consolidate and develop its low-income market, while at the same time diversifying its reach into higher-income banking markets?

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Making Lemonade in Chicago's Troubled Neighborhoods

Authors: Retsinas, Nicolas P.; Lamas, Jazzmin; Strope, Lisa
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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This case focuses on the complexities of building a real estate portfolio in two low-income neighborhoods of Chicago, Roseland and Englewood, during the foreclosure crises in 2011.

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Enhanced Market Practices: Poverty Alleviation for Poor Producers in Developing Countries

Authors: McKague, Kevin; Oliver, Christine
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: California Management Review
Publication Year: 2012

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Drawing on an in-depth study of market-based poverty alleviation initiatives for smallholder farmers by a non-governmental organization in a least developed economy, this article explains how a non-state organization can reduce poverty for poor producers and improve overall market functioning...

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Public Procurement and the Private Supply of Green Buildings

Authors: Simcoe, Timothy; Toffel, Michael W.
Product Type: Research Notes / Working Papers
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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Government purchasing programs often have policy objectives that go beyond getting a good deal for the taxpayer. This paper examines the impact of environmentally friendly government procurement policies on private-sector adoption of the targeted products. The authors find that municipal government green building procurement policies that apply only to municipal buildings also accelerate the use of green building practices in the private sector, both in the cities with these policies as well as in neighboring cities.

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REDF Box Set — Social Purpose Enterprises and Venture Philanthropy in the New Millennium

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Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: REDF
Publication Year: 1999

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REDF and its Portfolio members produced this three volume set to answer questions about practitioner perspectives, investor perspectives, and practitioner profiles.

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